• Zimbambwe

    General information

    IATA Area: 2

    Capital: Harare (HRE)

    Local Time: GMT+2

    Country Code: +263

    Local Currency: Zimbabwe Dollar (ZWD)

    Customs working hours are Monday to Friday 0800 - 1700 hours and Saturday 0800 - 1030hours.

    Documentary Requirements

    Commercial Consignments. 

    Commercial invoices and 1 certificate of origin in respect of goods grown, produced or manufactured in Botswana , Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia ,Rep. of South Africa ,Rwanda ,Somalia, Swaziland, Uganda and Zambia.


    Live animals. 

    Health Certificate issued by a government or authorized veterinary surgeon.

    Dogs and cats: Additional valid rabies vaccination certificate .This certificate is not required for dogs and cats from countries which are free of the disease but this fact must be clearly stated on the accompanying Health certificate.

    Plants and plant material. 

    Health Certificate .Import permits from Entomology Dept. Harare.

    Arms, ammunition and explosives: (Restricted Cargo) to be declared on departure and upon arrival.

    Human remains: Importation of Human remains, documents needed include:

    Original birth certificate or certified

    Import permit from health Authorities in Harare.

    Health certificate from country of origin

    Embalming certificate from country of origin.

    Repatriation certificate.

    Passport/National Registration Certificate.

    Pharmaceutical and chemical products: Medical and pharmaceutical products and poisons, Import permit from Health Authorities Harare.



    Objects of indecent or immoral nature ;obscene literature, counterfeit money, honey ,all goods bearing false trade marks, fresh meat, drugs.